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Re: svn 1.0.4 svn+ssh:// permissions error on gentoo -- yes, even after svnbook ch06s05

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com>
Date: 2004-06-17 18:13:32 CEST

paul. wrote:
> I'm having a permissions problem with an svn+ssh:// access method on a
> repository hosted on a gentoo linux server. Since gentoo's portage
> installs at /usr/bin/svnserve, i had to make /bin/svnserve be:
> #!/bin/sh
> umask 002
> /usr/bin/svnserve "$@"

That conclusion is wrong. Other systems install it in the same location and it
works without a script in a different (and IMHO inapropriate) place.

> I'm still getting db files created with permissions 755 (ie, umask
> 022). This would seem to contradict the fundamental operations of a
> unix permissions system.

Hmmm, maybe it's just a PATH issue? If /usr/bin comes before /bin, some other
user might find the original executable instead of your wrapper.


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